3 Ways to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Computer - iPhone Photos to PC and Mac
- Jerry Cook
- Updated on 2021-07-06 to  Transfer
Using the camera roll in Apple iPhone devices to take wonderful photos for record has become part and parcel in our daily life. However, the space in the memory of iPhone is limited and it cannot store as many pictures as we like. Then finding out some way to transfer photos from iPhone to computer is necessary since computer has more space to keep our important photos. The below content will show you 3 efficient ways to transfer photos from iPhone 12/11/XS/XR/8 camera roll to computer running Windows OS or Mac OS X.
How to Transfer Photos from iPhone 12/11/XS/XR/8/7/6/6S to Computer?
Most of you may know that using iTunes to sync with iPhone can help to copy photos from iPhone to computer, but this is more for backup and it doesn't allow you to access individual pictures. The 3 useful ways introduced here help you not only freely transfer photos from iPhone to computer without iTunes, but also access and preview pictures as any way you like.
Here is how to add iPhone photos to computer.
1. Using iPhone Photos Transfer Tools
By extracting and importing iPhone devices' data onto PC, the following 2 software can transfer pictures from iPhone to computer. Here is the list of their pros and cons.
|iOS Data Recovery for Windows||•Fully support all Windows OS, such as Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP/Vista||•Optionally select any wanted photos from iPhone to transfer
•Allow you to preview pictures on computer before and after transferring
•easy and fast to use HTC G13
|Need to download from the Internet|
|iOS Data Recovery for Mac||•Highly compatible with macOS 10.12 Sierra, Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.7, 10.6, 10.5|
Here is the simple guide on how to transfer photos from iPhone to computer with UltData. The steps to transfer photos from iPhone to Mac are the same.
1. Download and run UltData on your computer.UltFone iOS Data Recovery
2. Connect iPhone to computer with USB cable and select "Recover Data from iOS Devices". Click "Start Scan" to scan the files.
3. Click "Photos" to preview and select any of them or all of them. Click "Recover" button and then a "Browse for Folder" pops up to let you select a destination folder to import photos from iPhone to computer.
This iPhone photo transfer tool also can transfer contacts from iPhone to computer.
2. Using Windows OS AutoPlay
When you connect iPhone to a computer with Microsoft Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP/Vista, a dialog appears for working with the pictures stored on your iPhone. You can use this AutoPlay function to transfer iPhone photos to computer. According to different Windows system on your computer, the dialog is little different, but the transferring operation is quite similar. Here is the list of it pros and cons.
|Windows OS AutoPaly||No need to download from the Internet||•Sometimes not all the photos can be transferred to computer
•Only the photos taken with the built-in camera can be transferred
•Delete your photos on iPhone without your permission if the option of erasing after coping is on
To transfer photos from iPhone to computer in Windows 8, you can connect your device to computer, click "Import pictures and videos" in the AutoPlay windows, and follow the instructions. If you don't like this method, go to UltData (iPhone Data Recovery).
3. Using iCloud Photo Stream
You can also use Photo Stream to transfer iPhone pictures to computer. All of your iPhone photos would be imported into C:\Users\
|Photo Stream||Easy to use||•Need an iCloud account
•Only stored in iCloud for 30 days
•Hidden risks like wireless vulnerabilities, virus infections, hacking attempts, data theft
With those above methods to help you, to transfer photo library from iPhone to computer is just a piece of cake. You can pick up one of them according to your need.UltFone iOS Data Recovery